David Frum, staff writer for The Atlantic, returns to the podcast to talk with Matt about the GOP primary election—and how we got here. *** If you like this podcast, please consider leaving a five-star review on iTunes. It really makes a difference in helping people find us! Please get Matt’s new book, Filthy Rich Politicians. Follow Matt […]
Steve Kornacki, National Political Correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC, joins Matt to preview the upcoming GOP New Hampshire primary race.
Art Tavana, an L.A.-based former writer for Playboy and L.A. Weekly, Goodbye, talks about Guns N’ Roses: The Crime, Beauty, and Amplified Chaos of America’s Most Polarizing Band. (This interview originally aired on May 12, 2021.)
New York Times Bestselling author Jeffrey Toobin talks with Matt about his new book, Homegrown: Timothy McVeigh and the Rise of Right-Wing Extremism. (This episode first ran on May 6, 2023.)
Friends of the pod Jamie Weinstein and Will Rahn talk with Matt about who is likely to come out ahead of the GOP primary debate, and whether the debate will move the needle. They also discuss Donald Trump’s “counterprogramming” with Tucker Carlson, and whether the media should be harder on Joe Biden for his handling of the Maui wildfires.
With the death of Robbie Robertson, the chief composer and lead guitarist for the Band, I thought this was a good time to revisit my 2021 talk with Jonathan Taplin, who was tour manager for Bob Dylan and The Band. Taplin shares many stories, including a good one about Robbie Robertson and a hypnotist. (This episode originally aired on April 29, 2021.)